Confirmed! Amitabh Bachchan to star in Nagraj Manjule’s ‘Jhund’

After tasting success with his last film ‘102 Not Out’, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now looking forward to his upcoming releases. His line up includes, Ranbir KapoorAlia Bhatt starrer ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Shoebite’, ‘Thugs Of Hindostan’ and ‘Ghoomketu’. Which means that the actor will not be able to give dates at least for the next 1 year.

Now, one more film has been added his the interest line up of films. Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in director Nagraj Manjule’s ‘Jhund’. To those who don’t know, Nagraj is the man behind the successful Marathi film ‘Sairat’. After a blockbuster venture in Marathi cinema, he is making his Bollywood directorial debut with Big B. (Also ReadAmitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt begin the second schedule of ‘Brahmastra’)

The official announcement of it was made by renowned film critic and trade analyst, Taran Adarsh. Taking to Twitter he wrote, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Amitabh Bachchan to star in #Sairat director Nagraj Manjule’s first Hindi movie #Jhund… Will essay the role of a retired sports teacher who starts a slum soccer movement… Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Savita Raj, Raaj Hiremath and Nagraj Manjule.

Check his tweet here-

Talking about Amitabh Bachchan, the actor is currently busy filming Ayan Mukerji’s ‘Brahmastra’.